Three-Cheese Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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Three-Cheese Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 14 minutes • Serves: 8

6 medium garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
4 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh chives
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1. In large saucepot, heat garlic, potatoes and enough salted water to cover potatoes by about 2 inches to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium and simmer 12 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain potato mixture; transfer back to saucepot.

2. In medium microwave-safe bowl, heat cream in microwave oven in 20-second increments until warm.

3. Stir potatoes over medium heat 2 minutes, mashing with back of wooden spoon; remove from heat. Add cheeses and cream; with masher, mash until smooth. Stir in chives, salt and pepper. Makes about 8 cups.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 cup):
385 Calories, 22g Fat (13g Saturated), 68mg Cholesterol,
386mg Sodium, 39g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 12g Protein